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    Default How long is your bully left alone for at one time?

    My baby is left for about 9 hours, but he does have the run of the house. Is that too long? My mom does come over once during the day to let him out to the potty. I worry about my baby's happiness. Don't want him to be too bored.

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    Default Re: How long is your bully left alone for at one time?

    I personally don't think that dogs have a good concept of time. My dogs act like (happy) idiots, whether I am gone 6 hours, or 1/2 hour. It is great that your Mom comes and lets him out for a break during the day..which I think helps tremendously as far as potty, and
    breaking up his day! If he's not destroying the house while you're gone-I'd say he's pretty content! Yay for your Mom! @BuddercupKelly
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    Default Re: How long is your bully left alone for at one time?

    We leave at 630- they go in their crates. My neighbor comes and let's them out between 3-4, then I get home at 5. I'm pretty sure they sleep most of the day bc on the weekends, during the time we would normally be gone, they are usually napping.


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    Thank you. Yeah, my mom is pretty awesome and loves Dozer as much as I do. She has a dog but my Dozer is something special. She will tell you that. LOL. Anyway, he is a good boy while I'm gone, so I guess he will be ok.

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    WOW, nice neighbor. Thank you for your input.

    Quote Originally Posted by Corine Pesantes View Post
    We leave at 630- they go in their crates. My neighbor comes and let's them out between 3-4, then I get home at 5. I'm pretty sure they sleep most of the day bc on the weekends, during the time we would normally be gone, they are usually napping.


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    Tyson is home alone anywhere from 6-8 hours.. during the week. Just depends on our schedules. He sleeps the entire time.

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    should be ok, so long as they are able to hold their business.
    Hug your bully today

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    Our babies are crated and are alone about 6 hours when our pet sitter comes for mid-day potty break... then I am home about 4-5 hours later.
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    I think they adjust to you as they get older , a pup might be different they can find trouble . Mine were always if we were not home in a crate and they did not mind that it seems , they were happy we were home but no ill effects , they lived like us for the weekends for the drive in those days to the cottage as they had the run of the place for 2 days and nights , we would go off hiking or on the pontoon boat or just have a smoars party at the fire pit lol
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    I have left Chunky for 12hrs a day for a few weeks straight and my neighbor was coming by to let him out supposedly once per day but I have a feeling chunky was out with him a lot more than that. If chunky had a grandpa it would have to be that guy.

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    I stay at home, but I'm still gone for a couple of hours at a time. They sleep while I'm here, so I don't think you should feel guilty about leaving them for longer hours. As long as they get some playtime when you get home, I think that they will be happy!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chunky White View Post
    I have left Chunky for 12hrs a day for a few weeks straight and my neighbor was coming by to let him out supposedly once per day but I have a feeling chunky was out with him a lot more than that. If chunky had a grandpa it would have to be that guy.
    That's awesome.

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